Churubusco sports briefs

Churubusco freshman Mariah Hosted dribbles away from West Noble defender Tara Miller, back, during a Northeast Corner Conference girls basketball game Friday night in Ligonier. Ken Fillmore

GIRLS BASKETBALL

West Noble 76, Churubusco 24

LIGONIER — Churubusco’s girls basketball team lost to a strong West Noble team last Friday.

The Lady Chargers, who are on a five-game win streak, ran out to a 23-0 lead in the first quarter. Churubusco wasn’t able to get on the scoreboard until the second quarter — the score was 40-8 at halftime.

The Lady Eagles doubled their offensive output in the second half, scoring 16 points, but weren’t able to make a comeback, losing 76-24.

Eastside 47, Churubusco 21

CHURUBUSCO — The Lady Eagles’ basketball team dropped at 47-21 Northeast Corner Conference game to Eastside last Wednesday.

Churubusco played a competitive first quarter, only trailing 9-6 going into the second quarter, but faced a 24-15 deficit going into halftime.

Eastside’s defense held Churubusco to just six points in the second half, coming away with the 47-21 win.

Callie Lemper led Churubusco in scoring with seven points, followed by Isabelle Hille with five and Myah Bear with four points.

Lemper knocked down two 3-pointers for Churubusco, and Hille and Brein Gross had one apiece. Lemper also led the team in rebounds with nine, followed by Mariah Hosted with six and Myah Bear with five.

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